DIY Overflow

Discussion in 'Anything DIY Related' started by Tiger eye, 26 May 2013.

  1. Tiger eye

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    I wanted to hear what you guys think of this.
    I wanted to build my own overflow but I did not have the machine to cut the teeth and I wanted it to be removeble to clean so I got an idea. I used the wifes dishes holder and found this promotion stand at work that the boss wanted to throw away. I used the Dremel to cut the perspex and a heatgun to heat and flaten the "combe"

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    Looks pretty good! Matches the background color very nicely also! Nice Job! :thumbup:
     
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    I hope you bought your wife dishwasher after you modified her dish holder
     
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    Tiger eye

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    Thanks guys. I left the overflow til the very last since I had no idea how I was going to cut it and then I saw my wifes dishes dryer and the wheels started turning.
     
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    :12::rofl:
     
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    Lol. Yes she does have a dishwasher and I had toe replase the dish holder.
     
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    Good job
     
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    great idea.... when our dish holder goes missing i'll blame it on @Tiger eye :D:D:D:D:D
     
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    Lol, i can only imagine the look on your wifes face when she washes the first dish & wants to put it into the rack... Classic...
    But none the leas, its a very good idea & it looks like it could work fantastic!!!
     
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    Lol luckely she has a nother grey one. I found with the other tank that the overflow gets very cloged up with alge and stuf and its a mission to clean it since it is a fixed unit so i wanted something that I can remove and clean so I hope this dose the job.
     
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    Should make life that much easier :)
     
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    Nice DIY, good to learn from other destroy-it-yourselvers.
     
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